Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

Are You A Woman Looking For A Job? Don't Miss This Event!

Are You A Woman Looking For A Job? Don’t Miss This Event!

Posted on 01/23/2014 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

Events Hey there everyone! Heads up on a really great event coming up next week in Skokie! Details below…and full release here  Career, employment, and image communication experts will convene at the DoubleTree Hotel in Skokie at 5:30 pm on Thursday, January 30 for Getting Older, Getting Hired, an event designed to assist women “age 50-strong” gain employment in an evolving marketplace. Presented by JVS Chicago in partnership with Dress for Success Worldwide, The Image Studios and  AARP Illinois, the event …

Medicare: Today.....And Tomorrow?

Medicare: Today…..And Tomorrow?

Posted on 12/3/2013 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

Events Hi blog readers!  It’s Heather Heppner with the AARP Illinois Communications Team back with your Tuesday health care blog post.  This week, I’m highlighting an event that we have coming up on December 9th.  If you’re interested in a policy discussion about the future of Medicare, I encourage you to join us! AARP, WLS 890AM and the Union League Club of Chicago are joining together to host “Medicare: Today….And Tomorrow?”  – a panel discussion about the future of Medicare – …

Help Fight Senior Hunger In Springfield!

Help Fight Senior Hunger In Springfield!

Posted on 10/8/2013 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

Events Attention Springfield Residents! Nearly 9 million people 50+ face the risk of hunger every day.  But you can help!  AARP Illinois is teaming up with the Springfield Senior Center to fight hunger.  Every Wednesday during the month of November, bring your nonperishable food items to the Springfield Senior Center (701 W. Mason in Springfield) between 8:00am and 5:00pm and receive a FREE AARP cloth grocery bag.  This food drive is sponsored by the State Journal-Register. Mark your calendars!  You can …

AARP to Host Caregiver Resource Fair in Rockford

AARP to Host Caregiver Resource Fair in Rockford

Posted on 10/8/2013 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

Events Hi there blog readers!  This is Heather Heppner, with the AARP Illinois Communications Team here to let you know about a great event that AARP is hosting in Rockford.  See below for more details! Attention Rockford-area Caregivers…….You’re Invited!   If you provide help to an elderly friend, neighbor or family member (or anticipate doing so in the future), we invite you to join us for “Prepare to Care: Answering Questions You Didn’t Know You Needed to Ask” on Saturday, October …

AARP Foundation Invites Nascar Fans To “Ride With Jeff Gordon”

AARP Foundation Invites Nascar Fans To “Ride With Jeff Gordon”

Posted on 09/18/2013 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

Events This is a guest post from photographer/reporter Daniel Peters of Oak Park, Illinois who we connected with over the weekend while waiting out the rain delays at Chicagoland Speedway. His story was so great we just had to share it. Thanks Dan!  In mid June, The AARP Foundation announced a new opportunity for Jeff Gordon fans to join their favorite driver on the track at one of the season’s biggest races, while also supporting solutions that help the nearly nine …